Monday, October 8, 2012

Autism Documentary Winning Hearts, Acclaim

Anton Kharitonov
What is it like to live with autism in Russia? A documentary depicting the daily challenges of an autistic boy over a period of six years is finally due to be released in Russia, a month after it was lauded in Venice where it had its world premiere.
­Anton's Right Here is the brainchild of the prominent Russian critic-turned-filmmaker Lyubov Arkus. Her debut documentary chronicles her relationship with the boy who remains a child regardless of his actual age.
While autism is rising alarmingly throughout the world, the challenges of raising a child in Russia often seem to be next to impossible to cope with, the film's director Arkus soon makes clear.

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